|Datum:||13. Dezember 2017|
|Zeit:||17.00 Uhr bis 18.00 Uhr|
Prof. Danny Dorling
Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography, School of Geography and the
Environment, University of Oxford, UK
An International perspective on health inequalities in rich countries
Why are babies today still several times more likely to die in their first year of life in the most unequal of US states as compared to the most equitable of European or Asian countries? Why is life expectancy so closely correlated to levels of economic inequality? Why is older-age mortality currently improving in Norway, Finland and Japan, but reducing in the USA and UK? And how might living with great inequality, uncertainty and precarity influence our mental health? This talk presents some evidence and gives some suggestions.
Lecture Series Fall 2017 "Mind the Gap: Lessons from Health Inequality"
The lecture series of the Department Health Sciences and Health Policy in fall 2017 will present and discuss the latest research findings on health inequalities, and show possibilities how these findings have been translated into and implemented as policy actions.